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Sep 26 2019

Greta Thunberg trolls Trump over ‘happy young girl’ tweet

CNN's Chris Cillizza weighed in on air , saying he gives Thunberg "a ton of credit because she did something which I would never do". Murphy, a Democrat, has a progres...

Sep 25 2019

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

One revealing way to study human attachment behavior is to observe an infant's response to a reunion with their caregiver following a brief absence in a novel environment...

Sep 24 2019

'How dare you': Greta Thunberg's tearful speech to leaders at UN

He doesn't see climate action as pivotal a topic as young Greta does. For Monday's speech in NY, the Swedish activist shared the stage with U.N. Secretary-General António...

Sep 21 2019

Trump Gets Victory on California Tax Return Law

The judge will issue his final ruling in the next few days. Newsom claimed the bill was not designed to target President Trump , and was created to ensure the American p...

Sep 18 2019

Trump to try to block California’s vehicle emissions standards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said in a statement that the Trump administration "has abdicated its responsibility to the rest of the world on cutting emis...

Sep 14 2019

Forget Superstitions, Friday The 13th Brings A Full Harvest Moon

You'll want to look up at the sky to see the next Harvest Moon , which is also being dubbed a "Micro Harvest Moon." . The moon is known as a harvest moon because it ap...

Sep 14 2019

'Water found for first time on potentially habitable explanet'

Astronomers have discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star. The so-called " exoplanet " outside our solar sy...

Sep 14 2019

PM Modi brought bad luck to ISRO, says Kumaraswamy on Chandrayaan-2

The spacecraft had fallen silent on 7 September, moments before its intended touchdown near the south pole of the moon. The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Ch...

Sep 06 2019

PM Modi in Bengaluru on Friday to witness Chandrayaan-2 landing

The Lander has now also performed two de-orbiting maneuvers using onboard propulsion system and is now just a step away before soft landing on the Moon's surface. ISRO no...

Sep 04 2019

Chandrayaan 2: Lander Vikram successfully undergoes de-orbit manoeuvre

On Vikram's course next were two de-orbit manoeuvres, of which it has already performed on Tuesday at 8:50 AM IST. The next de-orbiting manoeuvre is scheduled for Wedne...

Sep 01 2019

Hurricane Dorian winds strengthen; Landfall possible in Florida, Georgia or SC

With potential landfall still two days away, it's not yet clear if Dorian will strike Florida . The unnamed Category 5 hurricane crashed ashore along Florida's Gulf Coas...

Aug 31 2019

Kim Campbell apologizes for offensive Trump hurricane tweet

The weather watchdog says a slow-moving storm would put parts of Florida "at an increased risk of a prolonged, drawn-out event of strong winds, risky storm surge and heav...

Aug 30 2019

Mysterious Military Space Plane Hits Record 719 Days in Orbit

OTV-5 is nowhere near the overall spaceflight-duration record , however. The space plane itself, built by Boeing, is 29 feet long and 9.6 feet tall, boasting a wingspan ...

Aug 29 2019

Leonardo DiCaprio Pledges To Donate $5 Million To Amazon Aid Efforts

Di Caprio's organisation Earth Alliance will give the money to local groups and indigenous communities as they work to protect the Amazon . The money is used to kick...

Aug 25 2019

The first crime in space? Nasa investigates an unprecedented divorce case

After learning that McClain had accessed the account, Worden filed an identity theft complaint to the Federal Trade Commission; her family also filed a complaint to ...

Aug 25 2019

Tropical Storm Ivo weakening over cooler waters off Mexico

The system is moving northwestward toward Florida's east coast, which will likely increase rain chances for the weekend. We've only had three named storms so far this y...

Aug 25 2019

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station

Nasa said that the automated approach was aborted after "the craft was unable to lock onto its target" at the space station and that Russian flight controllers were asse...

Aug 24 2019

Russia Sends Robot Into Space to Test Out New Booster Rocket

Fyodor will only stay on the ISS for two weeks to undergo some tests and will return on the same Soyuz to head back to Earth on September 6th. In this photo taken on F...

Aug 22 2019

Space Command to Officially Launch on August 29

Speaking at the National Space Council meeting in Virginia, military leaders warned of a growing military threat in space from Russian Federation and China. Breaking De...

Aug 16 2019

Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Emitted A Mysterious Flash

While black holes regularly flicker, fluctuating slightly in brightness from moment to moment, large flashes like the one observed by scientists in May indicate that a la...